lose one's way
Definition of lose one's way
: to become confused or uncertain about where one is : to become lost I lost my way while hiking. —often used figuratively Some say that the political party has lost its way and really doesn't know how to connect with voters anymore.
Word by Word Definitions
: to miss from one's possession or from a customary or supposed place
: to suffer deprivation of : part with especially in an unforeseen or accidental manner
: a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place
: an opening for passage
: the course traveled from one place to another : route
: of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route
: by a long distance : to a considerable degree or extent : far
: by far : much
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